I qualified in 2006 having first obtained my Diploma in Social work, I then went on to gain my BA Hons Degree in Social work in 2008. I am a registered social worker with the HCPC. I have previously worked in a number of local authority settings, child protection, looked after children and fostering and adoption teams. I have worked as a family court advisor. I have carried out Prospective Adopters reports, fostering assessments, connected person assessments and SGO assessments. I carry out contact supervision, including observation and analysis. I have been an independent social worker since 2014 and Director of my own Limited Company.